Vine Maple


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Acer circinatum

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Full sun, can tolerate sun or some shade, or full shade

Soil Conditions: Moist soils

Special Uses: Supports pollinators, birds, hummingbirds

Attractive fall colors. Suitable for shade, ornamental, or forest under-story plant.

Habitat Notes: Forest understory species. Occurs where organic material is high and there is moisture most of the year. Can tolerate full sun as long as there’s moisture in the roots.  Pioneer species in disturbed areas.

ID Notes:  Numerous branches that spread in all directions. Delicate toothed leaves. Helicopter type seeds which are tinged red. Very noticeable in the fall when leaves turn orange, yellow & flaming red.

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Height at 20 yrs. 15 ft. Deer Browse Low
Mature Height  20 ft. Wildlife Value   Moderate
Growth Rate Moderate Timber Value   N/A
Lifespan Short Resprout Ability  Yes
Moisture Use Moderate Hardiness  Moderate
Drought Tolerance Low-Moderate  
Sun Tolerance Moderate  

USDA Plant Database

Wildflower Native Plant Database

Photo Credits: The Wild Garden,